Generation One

The line that started it all beginning in 1984 and lasting until 1991. This also includes Generation One items released after 1999 as part of the G1 renaissance.

"Generations" Leader Class Jetfire Toy Review

in 2014, Action Figure Review, Autobot, Generation One, Generations, Leader

Generations

Jetfire General Information:
Release Date: Q3 2014
Price Point: $44.99
Retailer: General Release (Toys R Us, Target, Wal-Mart etc.)
Accessories: Turbo thrusters x 2, Arm mounted blasters x 2, Leg mounted blasters x 2, Missile launcher rifle, Missile, Battle Mask

Toy News: Hasbro launches the next phase of the "Fan Built Combiner"

in Combiner / Gestalt, Combiner Wars, Deluxe, Generation One, Generations, News
Toy News: Hasbro launches the next phase of the "Fan Built Combiner"

The Official Transformers Facebook page has announced the next phase of the "Fan Built Combiner" voting is open! To vote, download the official Transformers app (sorry, it's not available via browser). This time, the voting focuses on which vehicles you would want as the limbs of the character. Get voting fans!

Toy News: New photos of Masterpiece Star Saber

in Brainmaster, Cybertron, Generation One, Masterpiece, News
Toy News: New photos of Masterpiece Star Saber

The awesome TF Yuki on Twitter has posted more images of a production sample for Star Saber - due in stores next month! These images focus on the vehicle mode and show off the ability of Saber to separate and become his own vehicle form as well as weapon ports on the larger vehicle. Even better? We get a shot of Brain of Courage in Saber's pilot seat, awesome!

Toy News: New photos of Masterpiece Star Saber
Toy News: New photos of Masterpiece Star Saber
Toy News: New photos of Masterpiece Star Saber
Toy News: New photos of Masterpiece Star Saber

Collectible News: Japanese studio Art Storm" to release EX alloy series Ginrai

in Cybertron, Generation One, Generation One, Godmaster, News

While countries outside of Japan had "Powermaster Optimus Prime", fans in Japan knew the toy better as Ginrai, a character who looked a lot like the Autobot leader, but was in fact a separate entity. This character is being released as a non-transformable collectible by Art Storm as part of their EX Alloy series. Check out the pics below (credit to artist Alan Moriguchi of Art Storm).

Collectible News: Japanese studio Art Storm" to release EX alloy series Ginrai
Collectible News: Japanese studio Art Storm" to release EX alloy series Ginrai
Collectible News: Japanese studio Art Storm" to release EX alloy series Ginrai

Toy Review: "Combiner Wars" Skydive

in Aerialbot, Autobot, Combiner Wars, Deluxe, Generation One, Generations, News

Armed with his powerful weaponry Skydive has much more at his disposal than blasters. His mind is one of his greatest assets, filled with knowledge of aerial battle tactics that rivals any other Cybertronian. Check out my review of Combiner Wars Skydive!

"Generations" Combiner Wars Skydive Toy Review

in 2014, Action Figure Review, Aerialbot, Autobot, Combiner Wars, Deluxe, Generation One, Generations

Generations

Skydive General Information:
Release Date: December 2014
Price Point: $15.99 (depending on retailer)
Retailer: General (Toys R Us, Target, Wal-Mart etc.)
Accessories: Hand/Foot/Weapon, Blaster

Images:

Toy Review: "Combiner Wars" Legends Class Windcharger

in Autobot, Combiner Wars, Generation One, Generations, Legends, Mini-Bot, News

It's very easy to underestimate Windcharger given his smaller size and lack of flashy weaponry. However, this Autobot is a master of magnetism, allowing him to challenge any Decepticon! Check out my review of Legends Class Windcharger!

"Generations" Combiner Wars Windcharger Toy Review

in 2014, Action Figure Review, Autobot, Combiner Wars, Generation One, Generations, Legends, Mini-Bot

Generations

Windcharger General Information:
Release Date:
Price Point: $9.99 (depending on retailer)
Retailer: General (Toys R Us, Amazon, Target etc.)
Accessories: None

Toy News: First potential peek at Combiner Wars Devastator

in Combiner Wars, Constructicon, Decepticon, Generation One, Generations, News, Titan

It was just a couple weeks ago that news leaked about a Titan Class Combiner Wars Devastator, but up until now everything has been speculation. Now a photo has appeared on the Fansformers Facebook Group (credit to Daim Choc and Jason Tolputt) from the Nuremberg Toy Fair showing bits of what is most likely Combiner Wars Devastator! Most of it is obscured by a person at the booth, but if you compare the size of the person to the toy, that does indeed look like one big toy!

Toy News: First potential peek at Combiner Wars Devastator

Toy News: "Combiner Wars" Slingshot and Wildrider in Toys R Us computers!

in Combiner / Gestalt, Combiner Wars, Deluxe, Generation One, Generations, News

Icespark from TFW2005 reports that Slingshot and Wildrider have been found in the Toys R Us computer system. If true, this means we'll be able to complete our original line ups for the Aerialbots and Stunticons!